NEWS

  1. Senate to probe Kachikwu over alleged irregularities in oil, gas sector

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) to investigate issues relating to ongoing lease renewals in the oil and gas sector of the economy. It is

  2. Avoid Ponzi schemes, fake financial managers, SEC warns

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    THE Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians to shun fraudsters and Ponzi scheme managers that attract unsuspecting customers with huge, but unrealistic dividends. The Acting Director-General of the Commission,

  3. Three charged as police find shot tiger

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    Czech police said Tuesday they had charged a former circus owner and two other men with illegal wildlife trade after they found a dead tiger, tiger skins and other protected

  4. 2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    Olalekan Adetayo, Ade Adesomoju, and  Leke Baiyewu, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a supplementary budget to the National Assembly in which he sought the approval of N164bn out of

  5. Buhari still playing games with NNPC

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    A new plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to seek funding from the capital market is a re-affirmation of the government’s stranglehold on the oil and gas sector. As

  6. Metering: You’re wrong, power distributors reply Fashola

    18 Jul 2018 ...  

    •Consumers owe Discos N1.3tn Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Most of the statements made last week Monday by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, about the power sector are

  7. Obama warns of strange, uncertain times in Mandela tribute

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of “strange and uncertain times”, a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin

  8. Navy seize 828 bags of contraband rice in Akwa Ibom

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base at Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom said it seized 828 bags of contraband rice, two 40 horsepower outboard engines and

  9. ExxonMobil Lagos hq shut by protesting workers

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    The Lagos headquarters of ExxonMobil has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the sacking of 860 spy police without entitlement. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that

  10. Musa’s strike picked for goal of the tourney

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    Ahmed Musa’s second goal against Iceland has been nominated among 17 other goals for the Goal of the 2018 World Cup by FIFA. The Leicester City forward latched on to

  11. Sergeants, others nabbed for kidnapping NPC worker

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Two serving sergeants in the Imo State Police Command, Olu Hygenius and Collins Ibe, and two others,Timothy Chukwukere and Chidubem Anyia, have been arrested by the operatives

  12. Taraba CP sustains injury in mob attack

    17 Jul 2018 ...  

    Justin Tyopuusu,   Jalingo Taraba State Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, on Monday sustained an head injury  following an attack on him by some youths in the Tudunwada area of Jalingo,

  13. Tennis: Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    Serena Williams returned to the world’s top 30 in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up. The 36-year-old American climbed 153 places to 28th

  14. VIDEO: Buhari meets Dutch PM, Mark Rutte

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte at his office in The Hague, during his visit to the Netherlands. A video shared on the Twitter handle

  15. Question Russians accused of election interference, Putin tells Trump

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday suggested that Washington question the Russians accused of election interference. In response, President Donald Trump said that an investigation into Moscow’s alleged meddling in his

  16. Mace theft: Omo-Agege attacks Reps, Saraki over suspension call

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has carpeted the House of Representatives for approving his suspension over alleged involvement in the invasion

  17. Finalists to share $66m FIFA prize money

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    FIFA will award the winners of the 2018 World Cup final France $38m in prize money while Croatia, the runners-up in Sunday’s showpiece at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium will receive $28m.

  18. Reps panel to question Obasanjo, Jonathan, others over Abacha loot

    16 Jul 2018 ...  

    •House to summon Adeosun, AGF, Okonjo-Iweala, ex-ministers John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives are to question former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former President Goodluck Jonathan over the

  19. One killed, six injured in Ogun accident 

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The driver of a commercial Toyota Picnic reportedly died on Sunday while six passengers were injured when one of the speeding vehicle’s tyres burst and it somersaulted.

  20. [BREAKING] France Leads 4-2 against Croatia as Pogba, Mbappe make team proud

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    Paul Pogba’s goal draws France closer to winning World Cup Final against Croatia. He had scored at the 59th minute Pogba starts it all off with a lovely ball through

  21. Ekiti election: Atiku urges PDP supporters to remain peaceful, orderly

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party had an excellent candidate in Prof. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola in the Ekiti Governorship

  22. Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries –NLC

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated. This followed the

  23. LIVE UPDATES: Ekiti governorship election results

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    https://v.24liveblog.com/24.js Source: Punchng

  24. Obasanjo pledges to lead coalition against Buhari, explains PDP exit

    15 Jul 2018 ...  

    Olusola Fabiyi and Samuel Awoyinfa  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, vowed to lead the coalition that would unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The former President, however, advised the

  25. [VIDEO] Ekiti election update: Protect the ballot boxes in your communities, Fayose tells loyalists

    14 Jul 2018 ...  

    Governor Ayodele Fayose on Saturday asked his loyalists to protect the ballot boxes in their communities, even at the risk to their own lives. In a video by Channels Television, the